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NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
here, at the board of elections, he took the formal oath declaring he is a cant in the april 1st democratic primary. he'll join more than a half dozen others, including three councilmembers who want to take his job. gray says he's been a good mayor since taking office in january, 2011. he surprised many people with his quiet move today. >> came down and filed to take out petition for re-election. >> this is your declaration you are seeking re-election? >> this is my decdeclaration. we'll have a kick off event in early 2014. the goal now is to get the required number of signatures to get on the ball. >> you told us before it might take a few days. you are giving yourself about a month to do. you'll be out as early as tomorrow or tonight? >> we'll get started on the process. we have lots of people that want to help. lots of people prevailed upon me to do this. lots of people who had events in their home, asking me to come and urging me to run for re-election. i really think, you know, that people feel the city is going in the right direction. >> reporter: the mayor did say he will
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
farlane is at the live desk. >> tom sherwood reporting that vincent gray is planning to run for re-election. he signed up for petitions to do so. the 71-year-old mayor completing his first term and will run for a second term as mayor of d.c. if he does run, if the reports are true, he would be running against many of his former council colleagues, several of them that announced their intention to run. vincent gray signing up for petitions to run. he is on the scene and we'll have more details shortly. i'm scott macfarlane. >> thank you, scott. veronica joins us. cloudy start to the week. >> yeah, get your eraser out. maybe that will help matters. we are looking at socked in conditions. we have cloudy skies out there now. we are going to see fog form during the overnight that could cause issues for tomorrow morning. there's the gray sky. the scaffolding comes down. we have not one, but two weak weather systems messing with us today. one off the coast of north carolina. we have another weather front advancing eastward. showers in western pennsylvania and northwestern virginia showing up now. the other thin
FOX News
Dec 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
. when that was announced last week, i can tell you that every democrat running for re-election this coming year had a heart attack. my god, a month before the election, half of my constituents are going to get a letter from their insurance company telling them, you're out. and that would be the biggest wipeout of the democratic party in an election we've ever seen. that's what they're facing if they don't change this thing or, i think what they're going to do is try to delay the whole thing past the election. >> there are numbers that have come out, and fox news has done this polling as well to see whether or not people are feeling like taking this issue to the ballot box. and i want to show everybody about trustworthiness and where this administration is. 55% of people surveyed in this fox news poll earlier this month say that they feel like the administration has tried to deceive them about what's really in the affordable care act. that's problematic not just for this president but it becomes an election talking point, i would imagine, at some point. if it holds. >> the democ
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
.50 an hour by 2016. >>> his first full day as a cant for re-election, mayor gray battled with reporters. he wanted to talk about economic success. tom sherwood reports gray was pressed on his record and 2010 campaign that remains under criminal investigation. tom? >> gray was there to talk about his success as mayor. the event got off on a bad foot before it started. arriving for a news conference on economic development, the security staff blocked reporters from his elevator. >> that's it. that's it. >> why can't reride up, mr. mayor? >> it was nonfunctional. >> reporter: the mayor spoke more than an hour. >> a vital, breathing, growing city, making a city safer. >> reporter: he bris led when asked if his successes were from the former mayor. >> you are wrong, okay? you are plain wrong. >> reporter: they came over to challenge the reporter, aaron wiener. >> that's what they did. a lot of ground breaking with little in the pipeline. there's no funding for it. >> reporter: when gray said he was running on his record, the federal criminal probe into his 2010 campaign. >> have you cooperated?
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
of elections to pick up petitions to seek reelection. >> reporter: why are you running, mr. mayor? >> because i love to serve. >> it wasn't until this evening following an appearance at a world's aids day vigil mayor vincent gray publicly acknowledged he's running for reelection. >> i think i have an excellent record and i'd be happy to talk about it. >> reporter: does this move mean you believe you're clear of any fbi probe? >> it means exactly what it is, that i am going to get my signatures to be eligible for reelection. >> mayor gray never liked long campaigns. he has but one month to collect the 2,000 signatures needed from d.c. voters to get on the ballot. that should not be a problem for an incumbent mayor explaining the shenanigans and illegalities from his 2010 campaign could prove to be a really big prable. >> in 2010 the mayor -- problem. >> in 2010 the mayoral campaign was compromised. >> reporter: u.s. attorney ron mecham never accused gray of wrongdoing, but several others have been indicted for paying off another candidate and paying an off the books shadow campaign. the u.s.
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
can't or you're a bully. i think the best debate i ever had in my four elections is against a woman and i did so well at the end that i walked out going -- she was tough. she was attacking me on every single issue. it got personal. very angry. i sort of -- i brushed it off. but it was so bad that i was walking out and they were booing her and i walked out. i felt sorry for her. right? even though she had been attacking he in whole time boy that didn't go well. the next day in the newspaper the screaming headlines were that, you know, i was a bully and it was terrible. i never raised my voice because it just went so bad for tonally it was a surprising and jarring thing. the next day when you run a campaign against a woman, especially if you're a 6'4" man you got to take extra, extra care. >> right. but there's also a ton of studies and information and evidence that shows women are negatively portrayed when they express their views firmly. i have some sympathy with how men have to address women and you can't retaliate in a way you would against a guy but women are always being seen --
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
's true, barbara. the truth of the matter is i got re-elected. in part because people did think i was trustworthy and they knew i was working on their behalf. >> strange answer. >> yes. >> strange answer. strange prep for that answer, i have to say. >> really, what would you say? >> i think he could have said, barbara, i've seen those numbers and they concern me. want the american people to know they can trust me and i'm working hard on their behalf. something instead of "well, i don't think that's true." it's barbara walters looking at the gallup poll. >> it's amazing to me, in today's american politic, things move rather rapidly, and i guarantee the republicans figure out a way to do something that will increase obama's poll numbers. >> i agree it also because, a the republicans will always be the viable villain for the media. they're going to find something that the republicans do next that will take away. because obama is their guy. >> hopefully, the republicans are smart enough to stay out of obama care. you wonder why it's the topic every single day. because it needs to be -
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
that true, barbara. the truth of the matter is i got re-elected because people thought i was trustworthy and working on their behalf. >> strange answer. strange prep for that answer, i have to say. >> what would you -- >> i think what we could have said is, barbara, i've seen those numbers, they concern me. ip the american people to know they can trust me and i'm working on their behalf. and other than, it's true. it's barbara walters looking at the gallup poll. >> it's amazing to me -- in today's american politics things move rapidly. i guarantee republicans will do something to increase the poll numbers. >> i agree. because republicans will always be the viable villain for the media they'll find something republicans will do to take away -- because obama is their guy. >> hopefully republicans are smart enough to stay out of obama care. you wonder why it's the topic every single day? because it needs to be. it shouldn't be -- it should be healthcare.gov, obama care, it's epic failure -- >> as soon as the website is back up and rolling, then you get into the real problems with obama care
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
were four years ago? most americans that elected this president yet again, now they're having buyers remorse, because most americans are not better off. if you look at the unemployment rate at 7% but for the black community, last check, it was 13%. the hispanic community has not lowered that much and for women and young adults, if you have a college degree, kelly, most people don't have a job today, so people are looking at this situation and though the president is a great orator, a great politician, motivational speeches do not make a more prosperous america. >> when you look at the president, is it all his fault? does congress have something to do with this as well? >> i think you have to look at this in context. one is i think polling is a snapshot in type and right now the president is going through a rough patch. compared to republicans in congress and what their approval ratings are, the president is actually sky high. not having a congress that will work with him in order to get any of these things done in order to fix the economy and fix health care and get immigration done,
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
on the november general election ballot. the current mayoral candidates include vincent gray along with four other members of the d.c. council. time in 20 years, a maryland gubernatorial reject financing. she does not want to win with special interests. she will be eligible for state matching funds. she is facing off with anthony brown and doug gansler in the primary. working to repair to water main breaks in arlington. we are trying to find out how long it will take to get this worked out. school wasmentary shut down. one southbound lane is open on south arlington mill road. it is dreary out there. >> taking a live look at the nations capitol. cloudy. 50 degrees. >> i was going to say, you cannot complain about 50 degrees in december. >> it looks a little brighter than what i think we are experiencing here. it is 53 degrees in d.c., a lot of moister and cloud cover out there. a littlest, we have more sunshine. things are looking good, winchester, up towards hagerstown. we do see breaks a little bit of loose guy here and there. snow and icy conditions in minneapolis and denver. this is part of the
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
chris christie is forcefully denying that he's flipped his position on immigration. he ran his 2013 re-election campaign in support of legislation to provide instate tuition for young, undocumented students. the legislation commonly known as the dream act is about to be sent to his desk by the state legislature. but now, the governor says it goes too far and is refusing to sign it. on sunday, "the star ledger," new jersey's largest newspaper, accused christie of flip-flopping. the editorial board cited his 2016 presidential ambitions. >>> the republican-led house is expected to approve a ten-year extension today to an existing ban on plastic guns. these are weapons made from so-called 3d printers that go undetected by metal detectors. democrats say they'll back the plan, but some say they favor making that ban permanent. >>> washington, d.c.'s mayor could have a bumpy road towards re-election. embattled democrat vincent bray said monday that he'll run for a second term next year. four of his high-level aides have pleaded guilty to felonies, including two who received more than $260,000 in illeg
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
, the first elected black president of this country but affectionally called ta-ta, father in tribal language. all through the night singing, dancing outside his house in johannesburg. we were there a couple of months ago when mandela was near death at the pretoria hospital. we saw the outpouring of emotion there. there's going to be a whole lot more over the coming days in his country. back to you. >> indeed. a giant for justice. nelson mandela. thank you very much, greg. >> word came out in the middle of the night so a lot of people did not know. i was actually on with neil cavuto. i said am i boring him? he said the 95-year-old nelson mandela passed away. we did get word when he left the hospital to go home and we thought that could be the end. we thought it could be just that. >> a tribute page, on twitter people expressing their love and thanks to a man that certainly is an icoo and a hero to so many. >> and he was a hero to the president of the united states. he was a huge inspiration for him when he saw what one man could do to inspire so many, he decided to get into politics. he said
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
is the website going to play in the 2014 election cycle but we forget that many congressional hopefuls and incumbent members are already running for re-election or running to be elected. how is the website rollout and politics of obama care in general, how is that playing on the ground already? >> it's playing very differently depending on where you are. i'll give you two examples. you probably heard about kentucky where the website is going really well. i know the new york times and "washington post" talked about that a lot. if you go to kentucky, what you hear is that mitch mcconnell is still loud and proud saying we should repeal obama care. and the democratic candidate there running and her name is allison grimes. so far even though kentucky has a good website, she is still very weary of this law. her view is still obama care not going to help you win in kentucky. on the other hand in florida, you have charlie crist, now a democrat, running for governor there. he made one of his big issues the medicate expansion which is popular. florida has not allowed the medicaid expansion. and
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
who need religious voters in these primaries or, you know, in national elections as well. >> well, we know it's important, but we also know the other side. that is the concern that someone would legislate based on their religion, which happens to not be the religion of the constituent in some cases. and that is the larger, i think what you were saying, the conversation is not the floating book shelf cross thing, it's a larger conversation. >> it's the content of how you legislate. >> absolutely. all right, domenico, thank you very much. greatly appreciate it. and a reminder, chris matthews has a one-on-one interview with president obama today. it's part of the "hardball" college tour live from american university. the full interview airs tonight at 7:00 eastern on "hardball." >>> still ahead, well, he's back. he never left, but anyway, toronto mayor rob ford responds to new reports that he may have tried to buy the infamous video that allegedly shows him smoking crack. the offer, according to court documents, may have been $5,000 and a car. that according to drug dealers who allegedly
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
and it could scale back a proposal to allow military tribunals for civilians. election for the minister and prime minister, if everything goes forward, that is the question, could be held later this year. >>> authorities say speed was likely the factor that killed "fast and furious" star paul walker in southern weekend that happened over the weekend. it could be time before police know how fast the porsche walker was riding in. they say looping tire tracks was visible. they are trying to determine if the tire tracks are related to the crash. the driver of the car who also died has been identified as by cnn affiliate roger roadus, he was walker's business partner. >> sad. >>> this morning kansas city police are investigate ago death in the parking lot of arrowhead stadium. this happened as the chiefs were playing the broncos. this is being treated as a homicide. but no arrests have been made. three people are in police custody. police say the victim returned to his car to find a stranger inside it. there was a struggle that followed and that is when the victim, a man in his 20s, collapse
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
himself elected, a partisan endeavor, cornell, and didn't bother to check the facts during that whole period, making him a person who's willing to do or say anything to get elected. today's politics are broken because people like president obama say stuff that they can't back up policy wise. and that's his real problem. >> the question was does congressman joe wilson need to apologize like congressman joe wilson did? >> i don't think he should apologize. this is america and you have the right to say what you think u and in today's america you should call it like you see it. you know, the president has been back-pedaling, and this program has been unraveling. and this sis the downfall of ths presidency in many ways. you see his credibility going down. when people stop trusting a politician, it's over. >> okay. so cornell, listen. there's some polling may indicate that it's, you know, cornyn is on, is on the right side of history here maybe -- >> there is no polling that says that cornyn is on the right side of history. there's no polling on that. >> is obama honest and trustworthy? 46%
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
is supposed to be the geek technology, the guy who wins elections with the most brilliant underground campaign imaginable, and can't even run his own flag ship. >> i think the president has lost a lot of trust with the american people and a lot of confidence particularly within the business community. i think now he has to make sure he sets expectations and time lines that are realistic. >> is he too late? has he damaged the obama care long-term? >> i think the way it was rolled out will have effect on it. >> and let's watch what was said today about this. >> i think the current administration has taken lying to a new level. >> i mean, taking lying to a new level. when you're the president of the united states that is a pretty serious accusation. >> well, it is. but look, i think you also have to look at the politics of it, which is whether you're on the right or the left, i think the thing that people can agree on, this was not handled the correct way. it was by no means efficient and effective and you got to fix it. >> so if you were at the white house now, and you have been there before, fr
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
elections. listen to how the president framed the debate over extending unemployment benefits during his speech. here's what the president had to say. >> christmastime is no time for congress to tell more than one million americans that they have lost their unemployment insurance, which is what will happen if congress does not act before they leave on their holiday vacation. >> so sort of painting republicans as ebenezer scrooge there, wolf. then the other thing you heard and you mentioned this as you were tossing it out to me, the president did offer again another stout defense of obama care. he said that republicans owe it to americans to say not just what they're against but what they're for, and on that front, wolf, we should also mention that i an source familiar with enrollment numbers did confirm to cnn within the last couple hours that they enrolled 29,000 people in the first two days since december 1st when the website was supposed to be working for the vast majority of people. 29,000 people. that's more than the number of people that enrolled in october. it's an indication the
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 8:00am PST
people very important in electing and reelecting this president but there is a harvard poll out today suggesting that at least 56% of 18 to 29-year-olds oppose the affordable care act right now. he needs those people, as you said a moment ago to sign up for this new law. not all of them doing it just yet, jon. jenna: interesting new numbers on the young, there. ed, thank you very much. >> reporter: good to see you. jon: you just heard ed talking about the president's remarks about the economy. mr. obama addressed the major debates in washington right now and the impact on americans. listen. >> between a reckless shutdown by congressional republicans in an effort to repeal the affordable care act, and admittedly poor execution on my administration's part in implementing the latest stage of the new law, nobody has acquitted themselves these past few months. so it is not surprising that the american people's frustrations with washington are at an all-time high. jon: let's talk about with charlie hirt. he is a columnist for "the washington times." this is twice now in two days that the pr
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
elected a republican congress in the house because of obama care. we're going to basically get another shot here of winning a senate on the same issues, so three senate seats today that are open. another three or four that are vulnerable and we need to pick up six seats. if we do, the game has changed dramatically. >> this powell, 81% of respondents believe the law should be changed or repealed. let's just work with changed since that's probably easier at the moment. it's impossible for me today not to look through the lens of nelson mandela, but is there any way that the white house and republicans could ever just come together and figure out how to fix this thing? >> well, i would hope they would and certainly that is the legacy, the enduring legacy of mandela, which is compromise rising above your circumstances, but i think this president has picked a very different strategy. he is going to double down on obama care and he is going to attack the republicans and let's be clear while the democrats have huge political liabilities, the republicans have lower ratings and are seen as the
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
zuma is up for election for a second time, and i wonder if his dying might force people to think about this reality and maybe change government there. is that possible possibility in your estimation? >> i'm not sure it's a change of government but certainly going to create huge problems bus south africa is going back to racial division, which was really backwards, and particularly with political parties. i think this is going to pose challenges for all political parties. how do we act more like mandela, how do we create real change instead of being pseudo politicians, fake change. a world without leaderred at the moment. >> charlene smith, authorized mandela biographer. thank you. >> thank you. >> next, different kind of hero. here in the united states. remember batkid? set to make a big return tomorrow bus this time he won't be fighting the bad guys. the details just ahead. like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am PST
this week. a number of the elected members said because of current legal precedent they don't have standing. they don't have a way as a plaintiff to go to court and say they want to sue the executive court over these issues. senator bayh, you talked about something during this hearing, which is why the regulatory branchs and jonathan turley, said it's also like the rise of the fourth branch that the founders never intended but the federal agency have so much power to carry out in tandem with the executive branch things that the president would like to get done and there's no check on them. >> shannon, that's exactly right. any president that is going to use that regulatory power to the maximum extent they can otherwise their election has not meant anything. so let's take the dodd/frank bill, regulating the financial services or, as jon mentioned, obama care. those laws were probably 10% prescripted by congress, you will do this and you won't do that and that, by definition, is congress handing over the regulatory authorities, vast maneuver and we're seeing it used very aggressively right no
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:30pm PST
and ezekiel emanuel may think of young people, that's a bad deal. as you point out, we've had three elections on this. there's nobody in the america who has not at least heard of obama care and i think that -- i think that what we're seeing is their very real refusal to go along with it because as you say, it's a bad idea for them. >> the white house, charlie, has to be deeply worried about the new harvard millennial poll. only 22% of young americans plan to sign up. 47% say it's unlikely they are going to sign up. i mean, those young people are the ones who are supposed to pay, as you point out, for the higher health costs for older and sick americans. if that doesn't happen, charlie, it could cause what experts say is a death spiral of skyrocketing premiums and then the risk, the collapse of the entire system. right? >> and i think -- absolutely. and i think that is exactly why the administration would much rather spend their time talking about what a disaster the website is and we're going to fix the website and get the glitches out. and you know what, eventually -- and they compare it to
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
until the transit union completes its leadership election which begins tomorrow. according to the "contra costa times", the young president is facing a charge from opponent whose consider her too moderate. >> a serious contender to the race to unseat oakland mayor, district four council woman schaaf filed papers to rain money for the campaign. she was born and raised in oakland and worked positive jerry brown when he was mayor and former council member. a president found is more popular than the mayor in the direct and two-thirds of the people across the city view the mayor unfairly. >> the tables have turned on the commission that voted to revoke city college of san francisco's accreditation. the "san francisco examiner" reports that the department of education has ordered the acreditting contribution to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission didn't meet federal requirements in the review of city college and has the appearance of a conflict of interest. city college supporters hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether. >> yo
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
into the election. the poll shows brown leads g.o.p. with 52 percent of support from california voters. the next closest candidate is former lt. governor with 11 percent. the governor has not officially announced whether he plans on running for re-election but he is widely expected to run. >> very cold out there this morning. lisa? >> good morning, we have dropped to 19 degrees in napa with san francisco at 42 and freeze warning through tomorrow with san francisco milder but pacifica is in the low 30's and freezing temperatures from hair, mountain view, san carlos and below freezing in san jose and fremont. san ramon, livermore, 25 and 28. today, the coldest morning by far all across the bay area and we will see temperatures stay in the 30's with morning lows tomorrow a few degrees warmer but, city, in the 20's inland and near freezing around the bay and saturday morning we will have a winter mention with higher elevation snow an the bay and the weekend, not were of a warm-up. >> we have a brand new problem northbound 280 at ray street you will find on the shoulder, involving a big rig and a veh
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
's midterms elections. >>> the big board on this monday, stocks are down following some weak black friday sales on friday. but right now, down about 44 points. and holding steady >>> not even the 12 days of christmas are immune to inflation. buying all the gifts mentioned in the classic christmas carol would cost you more than $27,000 this year up almost 8% from last year. if you buy all 364 items repeated throughout the 12 days of christmas, usual going to pay almost $115,000. the most expensive gift, the 7 swans a-swimming, which will cost you about $1,000 each. >> what about the five gol rings? >> forget the birds. give me the gold any day. >>> we are going to get really cold. this is the coldest outbreak of the season so far. it looks like a cold front is diving into the bay area now that will bring with it major changes in the forecast. today outside not bad at all. this is probably the last day that we are going to see temperatures in the 60s for quite some time. in fact, a couple of high clouds drifting overhead. otherwise the numbers warming up nicely 62 degrees in concord now.
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
, protesters hope to topple the elected government and replace it with an unelected people's council. >> now, a french researcher is behind a new breakthrough for more than 40,000 people hoping to get a cornea transplant worldwide. a biologist has found a way to reprogram hair cells to make a cornea from your own d.n.a. we have more on the discovery that's just been recognized by the academy of science. >> using hair cells to help the blind see again, for this french scientist, the goal behind a decade's work, just recognized by the academy of science. >> our laboratory's innovation has taken a hair, cultivated its cells, and reprogrammed those cells to form cornea cells. >> the corneas protects the iris and the pupil. it can be destroyed in an accident, by burns, or infection. in such cases, the eye goes opaque, causing blindness. nowadays scientists are able to repair the cornea with grafts from donors, like those in this container. 42,000 people are currently awaiting for a cornea trance plarnt around the world, however, the number of donors pales in comparison. but grafting corneas from
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
. the mayoral election will be held next november. >>> the teenager set on fire last month is expected to return to school this week. 18-year-old sasha fleishman had a doctor's appointment this morning but could return to class as early as this afternoon. during an interview last week, the teen stressed the importance of returning soon. sasha spent 24 day in the burn unit after another teen set her skirt on fire. the 16-year-old boy has admitted to setting sasha on fire and has been charge with a hate crime. >>> tolerance and bullying will be the focus of a meeting in richmond tonight after this video surfaced showing a group of teens fighting at hercules high school. the fight involved three girls and transgender student. the transgender student reported being bullied before the flight. the west con yatrack costa school district will discuss concerns about violence and bullying. the public meeting will be held in richmond tonight at 6:30 p.m. >>> a suspicious device at a residential hotel in san francisco this morning prompted evacuations and a street closure in the miss district. the bomb sq
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
campaign. four people pleaded guilty to running a shadow campaign that helped him get elected. gray, though, is not facing any charges. >> our record speaks for itself. look at the fiscal stability, education, the way people are getting back to work. >> some of gray's opponents are already criticizing him for running again. tommy wells says the mayor doesn't deserve a second chance because he ran a corrupt campaign. >> and new, vice president joe biden is taking a stance against china's air defense zone. earlier today he held a press conference. biden told the u.s. he is deeply concerned about china's attempt to change the status quo in the east china sea. china wants all aircraft entering airspace over water around its land to notify authorities before hand. the u.s., gentleman want and other allies refuse to recognize. this is expected to dominate conversation when biden travels to beijing tomorrow. >>> and right now secretary of state john kerry is meeting with nato diplomats. they want to persuade afghan leaders to keep international forces inning of beyond 2014. that would include u.s.
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
petitioned the court for this recount. the commonwealth in the history of close elections, that was the closest statewide election in virginia history. at the live desk, i'm scott macfarlane. >>> weather wise, it's pretty mild here in our neck of the woods. but a wicked winter storm is enveloping a big part of the country bringing dangerous snows and deadly temperatures. at least six deaths are already blamed on the deadly blast. leanne gregg is in denver with a look at how folks are coping. >> reporter: in colorado, road crews working around the clock are trying to keep pace with falling snow and icy conditions. some mountain areas are bracing for up to two feet of snow. in denver lows below zero are expected for several days. more snow near duluth, minnesota, up to a foot today, on top of 26 inches yesterday. by friday, temperature this is the region could drop to more than 20 below. >> stay indoors a lot more. i don't like 30 below weather. nobody does. just part of what happens. >> it's going to be a white christmas. and it's nice and cold. >> slick road causing danger
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
in next year's midterm elections. already the botched rollout has put enrollment rates far below white house targets. consumers now have just a few weeks to sign up for coverage to begin on january 1. to handle the surge, the technology team is scrambling to make more upgrades to the website and warns too much traffic could still overwhelm the system. tara mergener, for cbs news, washington. >> the technology team is scrambling to fix glitches in what is known as the back end of the system, meaning the part of the website that delivers consumer information to insurers. >>> federal investigators from the national transportation safety board will spend the next two days interviewing the crew and passengers who are on the commuter train that jumped the tracks in new york city, killing four people. speed may have been a factor. but as marley hall reports, investigators say it is still too soon to know for sure. >> reporter: workers used cranes to upright trains -- train cars that toppled during the crash. they are also analyzing the train's data recorders to determine if the engineer may h
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
factor in next year's midterm elections. already, the botched rollout put enrollment rates in the new health insurance marketplace far below white house targets. consumers now have just a few weeks to sign up for coverage to begin on january 1. to handle that surge, the technology team is scrambling to make more upgrades to the website and warns too much traffic could still overwelm the system. tara for cbs news, washington. >> the technology team is also scrambling to fix glitches in what's known as the back end of the system. meaning, the part of the website that delivers the consumer information to insurers. >>> by now, you know it's cybermonday and some experts predict up to 85% of online retailers will offer you something special, even this week, a lot of people are doing cyber week deals, but matt, rather some of his favorite deals that you can still get in on before the night is over. the top store wide sales come from these folks you see on your screen. with 6:00 p.m..com stealing the spotlight. followed by huge offerings by omaha steaks, and calvin klein. they are down to 55
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
elected to the baseball hall of fame along with joe torre and bobby cox. >> awesome. >> it just came in. sal, i know you are aware of that. but you know about our traffic mess on highway 4. >> brilliantly said. i was watching both. i have good news on highway 4. highway 4, the lanes have opened. however, the backup here live from newschopper2 is just ridiculous. it is backed up all the way to antioch and then people say that's normal. this is not normal. this is much busier than it normally is. so you get on the road even all of the lanes are opened, you will be in traffic. you should probably double your commute time. normally it takes you about maybe 40 minutes to get through this. today it will take you more than an hour and i'm just -- i'm trying to be conservative here. hopefully i will be a little bit wrong on the plus side. maybe it won't take you that long. but i'm not that optimistic. i've been doing this a long time. i have to tell you, traffic is very slow. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. this is a 20 to 25-minute delay. no problems getting onto the upper deck
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
election? >> well, basically, you got to look at her as a very strange woman. she has two husbands. one's name is bill, the other's name is barack. she can't divorce either one of them. she's going to have to hug them, warts and all, and run with them. if she turns against this president at any point before she has this thing wrapped up, the base is not going to have it. this president has come back from the dead 57 times. he will be back. but she cannot get away from him any more than she can from bill clinton. >> complicated. a.b., i'm not going to follow up on the two husband metaphor. that was van jones, cnn, ladies and gentlemen. that's all his. but a.b., there's a provocative piece in politico today with a quote from our friend who says that hillary clinton is the liferaft on obama's sinking ship. alex is talking about the now, saying that democrats who want to split from the president even now can look somewhat to hillary clinton for safe harbor. do you see that happening, democrats in a way distancing themselves from the president and trying to move to her now? >> well, she's no
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
the administration now has delayed the enrollment. they say they and paneleded it until after the 2014 elections. next year people will pay much higher prices than this year. so i think long term, we submitted a plan. the president talks about a plan that he is open to plans women submitted a plan. myself, paul ryan, senator co-bush, we introduced a bill before it was introduced. >> one of the things that i think is pretty cool about this booking, i'm not just saying this. you are two of the most candid people on capitol hill and that says a lot. a lot of candid people up there. so let's just assume for the sake of argument that what you say is true and that you're going to keep believing that what you believe. but you're also a practical politician. you know in your heart of hearts that nothing is going to change as long as the president is in office, right if. >> i take president at his word. the president says we have good ideas. we single him a letter four years ago. that deal is still there. we could take our plan, let people sign up for the republican plan. let people sign up for his plan.
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
anybody in america who's worked harder for his re-election or supported this bill or went out of his way to explain the bill to the american people more than i did. >> so mr. clinton says he does not know whether his wife will run for president. and adds that he would support joe biden as a 2016 presidential nominee if he got the nomination. he'll support any democratic nomination. >>> notre dame is suing over obama care birth control mandates. they're doing this again. the university filed a fresh lawsuit opposing insurance for student and employees saying it goes against the teachings of catholic church. the affordable care act does make exceptions for religious institutions. so this new lawsuit seeks an expanded exception for schools and universities as well. >>> the house has passed a ten-year extension of the 25-year-old ban on plastic guns that can pass metal detectors and x-ray machines. new york senator charles schumer calls the extension better than nothing, but not by much. he plans to pass a tougher bill on monday, the day the classic gun band is set to expire. >>> vice presid
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
the election of obama. >> here is former pennsylvania senator rick santorum comparing the fight against apartheid in south africa to the battle over obama care. >> he was fighting against some great injustice. i would make the argument we have a great injustice going on right now in this country with an ever-increasing size of government that has taken over and is controlling people's lives and obama care is front and center in that. >> ryan, what gives? >> i think we have to add apartheid -- >> f.w. de klerk, such a better person than mitch mcconnell. >> we have to add apartheid to that list of issues you shouldn't compare in modern american politics -- >> right. naziism, slavery, apartheid. >> there are issues that were unique historically and no matter how bad you think things are in american politics right now, comparisons are never going to be apt. >> nelson mandela supported universal health care. i think the comparison, like the pope, i think the comparison is kind of -- >> i would tell you this. i think neither side should be using the man, a dead man, deceased man we are honori
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
to the election of 2014 with the controversy and difficulty over the rollout of the affordable care act and i cannot imagine they want to open themselves up to the you vulnerability to the potential shutdown. >> recently, we talked about and we heard our own dana bash in her reporting show that the gop is instructing one another on how to, you know, woo women voters and how to talk to women leaders, et cetera. at the same time, is there a feeling that democrats are taking women voters for granted? >>. >> well, you know, i look at this as sort of within the context of the broader reality that we face. house republicans have largely barricaded themselves into homogenously conservative districts and 80% of them are more white than the national average. they tend to be leaning very much to the right and that basically allows them to pursue a politics that allows them to keep the house and does nothing to deal with the broader challenges in the electorate that have prevented them from wing the popular vote in five of the last six elections. questions about insensitivity to women parallel the same
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
news if you happen to be a democrat who's running for office in the next two election cycles. now, our expectation is that in time they will eventually be able to operate a website. it would be unfathomable that at some point they would not be able to figure out how to operate a website. what mr. plouffe was talking about there and the significance that the disruption that's underneath. remember, the website is just how people try to buy insurance. but the disruption that's underneath, which is the people losing insurance, and then those who manage to make it through to try to purchase insurance through the website, the high premiums that they find, the difficulties that they find, that is an enormous problem for democrats and for the white house or for a former top adviser to the president to be saying in public, yeah, the next two election cycles are going to be a little rough, but on the other side the president's legacy is secure, that's pretty slim solace. >> what about this deadline now. we're already on december 2nd today. isn't there going to be mass chaos for people trying to
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
. but getting back to president obama, it's almost a full year, jon, into his re-election and you've been talking about how difficult his presidency has been, specifically over the past year. if you compare it to recent presidents before him, their approval rating at this very same time, president clinton and reagan both doing far better than president obama at this time. george w. bush was slightly lower at 37%. but this is the same president who it seemed could do no wrong when he was re-elected. ari often reminds me that in politics things can move very slow and they can also move very fast. >> only ari knows that? oh. >> and former white house adviser spoke to this on this week last week wanting it to move quickly. let's take a listen. >> people trust this president. i think there's been numbers all over the place. i'm confident in a few months from now those trust numbers are going to come up. i think his approval number will come up. >> that's obviously what every democrat wants. jon, it seems like this is a year the administration is wanting to put behind them very quickly. >> yeah
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
elected president was remembered today by south africans of all races. i'm comforted by the react of the people of the country and the world. >> reporter: civil rights lawyer george bizos was mandela's attorney and friend. >> he was an example to the people of south africa, to the people of africa, to the people of the world as to how authorities is to be exercised. >> reporter: almost 60 heads of state including president barack obama and most of the living former u.s. presidents will attend mandela's memorial and funeral services this week. from a massive ceremony at a johannesburg stadium tuesday to lying in state in the capitol pretoria to burial next sunday in his ancestral village in the eastern cape province, it's expected to be one of the largest global gatherings in recent history. >> reporter: you say 11,000 troops? >> 11,000 troops have been deployed. >> reporter: defense minister nosiviwe mapisa-nqakula is overseeing security. she says soldier, the air force, national and city police all are being deployed to control and protect tens of thousands of mourners. >> this i
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
, protesters marched through the capit capital. the prime minister will call early elections in an attempt to resolve the crisis. >>> >>> in brazil, a soccer match was delayed for more than an hour when the fans fought each other. police used rubber bullets and tear gas. there were no deaths reported. >>> now for your first look at business, mary thompson. good morning. >> looking ahead to this morning's open on wall street, futures are higher as the markets are coming off friday's post jobs report rally. following positive economic data from china over the weekend. despite the rally the dow and the s&p snapped an eight-week win streak. >>> us airways and american airline also close their nearly $18 billion mirjser today kreeth the world's largest airline. on saturday ruth bader ginsburg deny add last-ditch attempt to block that deal. >>> well, first, black friday, then cyber monday. today it's green monday. ebay coininged that term which marks one of the biggest online shopping days of the year. walmart.com will feature several of its black friday deals again today. veronica, back to you.
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
the republicans fear more in a general election? >> i think hillary clinton is ultimately the more formidable democratic nominee. joe biden is widely seen as a democrat who does well with white working class voters. that's one reason why he was seen as a big asset to the obama ticket. that's one reason why he might, you know, prove relatively successful. but ultimately hillary clinton is someone to the surprise of some republicans who has a lot of appeal with women, particularly mod raterate and low-income women including some women who are republicans. hillary clinton has surprising crossover appeal. i'm not sure joe biden has the same crossover appeal particularly because he's been, frankly, so gaffe prone. >> juan carlos also asked the former president about comments he made saying that the current president, president obama, should honor his commitment to make sure if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. there seemed to be a little tension at the time. this is how he explained what he said. >> i said nothing about this. not one word until the president, hims
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
sat down with then cnn anchor bernie shaw just one day before he would be elected africa's president. >> everyone is curious about you. you have one cavity filling. you're 75 years old. your body has many muscles. your smile is earnest, but your eyes and your mind come the ages. who are you? >> well, this is a difficult question. i have not been able to answer it, but i am part and parcel of a team which has been part of the anti-apartheid movement of this country, and there are many men and women from different political affiliations who have contributed with this struggle. i am one of those. i would like to be remembered not as anybody unique or special, but as part of a great team of this country that has struggled for many years, for decades and centuries to bring about this day. >> when did you last cry and about what? >> pardon? >> when did you last cry and about what? >> well, i can't remember, but one of the things that has worried me is the fact that i do not have the chance to sit down with my children and grandchildren and be able to quiet them in the many difficulties tha
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
from you. >> yes of course. of course. adam: you think the midterm elections everyone is talking about that, we'll see this rhetoric get ramped up even worse? >> good question. the president has other big fish on his -- one of the, politicians love diversions. we have obamacare which is obviously blowing up, right? adam: he needs a diversion. what better than favorite whipping boy. >> jamie dimon. maybe squeeze another 13 billion out of jamespy and -- jamie and everybody will forget about obamacare. i have to go to lunch. adam: enjoy. >>> new parents going back to their roots when it comes to naming their kids. baby center.com unveiled the top 100 baby names in 2013. >> anthony on that list? adam: no. coming in at number three, liam. >> how about vito? adam: no. last year's top name, aden, dropped to number two. top boy's name for eight straight years. what was other one. >> tony. adam: tony is on there i think. taking top spot for most popular boy's name, jackson. for girls, third most popular is olivia. coming number two, emma. what is miss germany's name? >> eileen. adam: not on the
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
electing the tolls. and then when the bridge is paid for this squander it on some social purpose. and think about all the money that we have started to sub systems. it is one thing to build them, but you have to seek out inefficiently the run. melissa: wow. i mean, i thought i was the most irritated person about this. but peter clearly just took my crown away. even more agitated about this than i am. what do you think? >> you want to get even more agitated. melissa: i'm starting to be sorry that i started this. >> you have the whole weekend to get over this. melissa: go ahead. >> $80 billion in stimulus programs. that is what we spent with the obama administration. do you realize that infrastructure under obama has actually gone down by one-third? where the money go? that is what we want to know. melissa: infrastructure spending has gone down? >> we are actually spending less on infrastructure. i thought we were having all of this shovel ready projects that we were supposed to be doing. only 26 billion, i believe, of the 80 billion went toward infrastructure. the rest went to a lot of diffe
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
is going to be very interesting when it comes to the midterm elections, not only to see if democrats lose their seats in the senate but see how democrats campaign. will they campaign on obamacare like dnc chairwoman debbie wasserman-schultz suggested or will they continue to run away from it and try their best to look back at their own promises to say, i'm really sorry. i think they will have to make statements we didn't tell you the truth. we're sorry bit. we'll do everything to get your plans back. those plans are gone. that trust is gone. you look at polling. look at the polling of president and congress as a whole, people are really not happy about this going back we talk about short memories. 2010 was a landslide year for republicans based on obamacare. that is not even at time when it is bad as it is now. looking at 2014. it will be interesting to see how democrats campaign. martha: touches the lives of so many people and we are going to be seeing that moment of president obama saying if you like your health care plan you can keep it, as you can bet, over and over and over again in
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
. when mandela was elected, he could have gotten even. he now had the power. he could have retaliated. he could have gotten revenge. he could have done all kinds of the things to the people who did him evil, all those years he was in prison, things like that. but he didn't. and great leaders absorb the pain. and they stop fixing the blame and start fixing the problem. that's an important thing. >> you look great. >> thanks. i'm working on it. i actually looked greater before matthew died. >> did you gain weight? >> when we start this had program called the daniel plan, i made a commitment to lose 90 pounds. all my members, i said, i've only gained two or three pounds a year but i've been your pastor 30 years. >> the daniel plan, pastor rick warren mentioned. it's 40 days to a healthy life. it's a biblical based -- >> yeah. >> diet plan. you author it, along with dr. mark. thank you for your patience. >> we all know we need to eat better and exercise to get healthy. that will fix our biology. how do we change our behavior? science has shown us we are better together. people change in commu
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